The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North Yorkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 21 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 8.68% 2.21% 4.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 42.00% 16.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £205 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -20.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £205 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £205 £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Development Applications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
50 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 20.66% 13.26% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 20
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £354 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
York +1 19 £300 +46.34% 10
Middlesbrough - 1 £190 -
Skipton - - - - 1
Harrogate - - - -
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (79.07%) C#
3 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
4 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
4 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
5 22 (51.16%) SQL
6 19 (44.19%) MVC
6 19 (44.19%) WCF
7 18 (41.86%) Silverlight
7 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
8 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
8 16 (37.21%) WPF
8 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (34.88%) XAML
10 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
10 12 (27.91%) HTML
11 10 (23.26%) jQuery
11 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (20.93%) CSS
12 9 (20.93%) Scrum
13 8 (18.60%) CMS
13 8 (18.60%) Web Services
13 8 (18.60%) Java
14 7 (16.28%) XML
14 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (13.95%) Graphic Design
15 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
15 6 (13.95%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (13.95%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.60%) CMS
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.95%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) NUnit
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Maven
2 3 (6.98%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (6.98%) Hudson
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 34 (79.07%) .NET Developer
3 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
4 2 (4.65%) Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
3 19 (44.19%) WCF
4 18 (41.86%) Silverlight
5 16 (37.21%) WPF
6 12 (27.91%) HTML
7 10 (23.26%) jQuery
7 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (20.93%) CSS
9 8 (18.60%) Web Services
10 7 (16.28%) XML
11 5 (11.63%) Ajax
11 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
11 5 (11.63%) LINQ
11 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (2.33%) D3.js
13 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Graphic Design
1 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) New Media
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
1 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) MVC
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
3 9 (20.93%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) Content Management
6 4 (9.30%) MVVM
7 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.33%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
4 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
5 15 (34.88%) XAML
6 8 (18.60%) Java
7 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) VB6
8 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) MCSA
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.98%) MCITP
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
1 3 (6.98%) ISA Server
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.98%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCOM
1 3 (6.98%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.98%) McAfee
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) Brocade
2 3 (6.98%) F5
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle